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Yarnalong - the one that is also Unravelled Wednesday

Ah Wednesday, you come around so fast. I feel like every Unravelled and Yarnalong since I finished The Dress, I’ve said ‘I’ve just finished something small, and I’m about to start something else small, but I’ve been working on my Blankie”, and this week was almost like that. I’ve almost finished a pair of baby booties, which I will photograph properly  and talk about on Thursday for Once Upon a Sock.

I was going to knit something small next, because I really didn’t have any major knitting plans (except the blanket, the endless blanket) BUT. Sonia of Richmond Knitters fame is knitting a Soldotna Crop to wear to Bendigo. At least two of the other knitters are as well. I was joking that I would knit one, but I don’t have the yarn. Sonia decided she wouldn’t let that stop me, and said she would find some yarn for me in her stash. At this point I thought we were joking, but no. On the weekend I got a text from her with some stunning yarn selections. I didn’t go to Knit Night this Monday (I went to a magic show instead) so she couriered the yarn to me via Kris. 

I’m really looking forward to this. I love a knit-a-long, and I love knitting what everyone else is, so it’s just fun, fun fun. In reading I have not read as much this week as I often do. After I finished A Prince On Paper I started another e-Arc NetGalley Expectation by Anna Hope.

 A busy, fun weekend meant very little reading, and this week is shaping up to be quite busy too. I haven't really fallen in love with this book yet- its not written in chronological order, and the story line jumps around a lot. it's got three major characters,and I'm struggling to remember who is who. Still it's worth persevering, especially since the tag line of the book is brilliant "What happened to the person you were supposed to become?". 

 This week I am linking up with both Ginny and the Yarnalong and Kat and Unravelled. I recommend having a look and seeing what they, and the other crafters and readers, are up to. If you would like to see everything I knit, I’m SharonDoubleKnit on Ravelry, and for everything I read I’m SharonDBLK on Goodreads.


  1. Soldotna is showing up over and over... I may have to contemplate yarn and join the craze!

    Thank you so much for joining us today!

  2. Sounds like Sonia is a good knitting friend. That sweater pattern is really pretty. I hope you enjoy knitting it.


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